Keyword: France

Row over calls for cull as wolves spread across France

The wolf, pursuing its lightning reconquest of France, has reached the Vosges Mountains in the east of the country for the first time in 80 years.

France, US have highest depression rates

More people reported being depressed in France and the US than anywhere in the world, according to a worldwide study of 89,000 people.

French burkha ban 'boosts Mid-East tourist numbers in UK

British shops are cashing in on the burkha ban in France because wealthy Middle Eastern shoppers are avoiding Paris, claims The Daily Mail.

France’s Roma defeat crackdown

Nicolas Sarkozy's attempt to force thousands of Roma migrants to leave France has done nothing to cut their numbers, a new report shows.

Let Belgium's Walloons join France, says Front National leader

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says France could adopt francophone Belgium as a French region as a solution to Brussels' political crisis.

Euromillions is unfair, claims French complaint to EC

French woman lodges a formal complaint with the European Commission that Eurmillion lottery favours gamblers in some (other) countries.

France says cease-fire deal could include Gadhafi remaining in Libya

France is ready to consider Moammar Gaddafi remaining in Libya if he quits politics as part of a cease-fire, says French foreign minister.

France offers Ivory Coast 3 bln euros in aid and debt relief

France is to offer Ivory Coast 3 billion euros in aid and debt relief from mid-2012, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Friday.

HSBC to Cut Jobs in France

HSBC Holdings PLC said it plans to axe nearly 700 jobs in France where it employs just more than 10,000 people.

France, the U.S. and Strauss-Kahn

Media and political approach to Strauss-Kahn affair highlights profound France-US differences in justice, gender relations, transparency and money.

The Strauss-Kahn effect

Until last Friday, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest in New York seemed a chance to break the code of silence that enveloped such cases in France.

DSK affair revives French anti-US sentiment

Stunning reversals and perceived injustice in the criminal case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn see resurgence of anti-Americanism in France.

Russia anger over French arms drop

Russia rebukes France for dropping weapons for Libyan rebels, saying it violates UN resolutions, and has demanded an explanation from Paris.

France air-dropped arms to Libyan rebels

France has air-dropped weapons to rebels fighting Col Muammar Gaddafi's troops in Western Libya, the French military has confirmed.

French hostages freed in Afghanistan after 547 days

Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 30, 2009, have been released along with their interpreter.